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Reminiscences of Sonja Blomdahl: oral history, 1988.

Creator: Blomdahl, Sonja
Project: American craftspeople project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 92 pages Sound recording: 2 sound cassettes
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Glass artist.

Scope and Contents

Childhood in Cape Cod, Massachusetts; early childhood interest in art; initial interest in glass blowing; studies at the University of Massachusetts; glass-making process; first studio and shop; study in Sweden; development of personal technique; glass blowing jobs in Europe; studio in Seattle, 1983; contacts with galleries; general production schedule, price of works; aggressive, personal style; workshop instruction; pressures on artists.

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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1989.

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